Russia. Latest news


  1. On Putin's 65th birthday, thousands of protesters gather across Russia in support of opposition leader

    LATimes-Europe 10.07 / 22:49 latimes.com
    Thousands of supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demonstrated in 80 cities across the country Saturday in response to calls from the anti-corruption crusader to petition for his release from jail and to allow him to register as a candidate against President Vladimir Putin…
  2. 'Putin, go away': Protesters rally across Russia on president's 65th birthday

    In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his 65th birthday, protesters rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding opposition leader Alexei Navalny's call to pressure authorities into letting him enter the presidential race. Police allowed demonstrators in Moscow to rally near the Kremlin…
  3. Supporters of opposition leader Navalny rally across Russia

    France24.com -Europe 10.07 / 16:35 www.france24.com
    Supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding his call to push authorities to let him enter the presidential…
  4. Supporters of Russian opposition leader rally across Russia

    Wgmd.com -  Delmarva 10.07 / 11:05 wgmd.com
    MOSCOW –  Supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny are rallying across Russia demanding that authorities allow him to run for president. The wave of rallies on Saturday, the 65th birthday of President Vladimir Putin, comes as Navalny is serving a 20-day jail term for calling for an unsanctioned protest. Heeding Navalny’s call to support his…
  5. Supporters of Russian opposition leader rally across Russia

    O.seattletimes.com - World 10.07 / 10:31 o.seattletimes.com
    MOSCOW (AP) — Supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny are rallying across Russia demanding that authorities allow him to run for president. The wave of rallies on Saturday, the 65th birthday of President Vladimir Putin, comes as Navalny is serving a 20-day jail term for calling for an unsanctioned protest. Heeding Navalny’s call to support […
  6. Saudi king visits Russia

    Presstv.com - Media 10.07 / 08:38 presstv.com
    In a trip described as historical by the Saudi foreign minister, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has become the first monarch to visit R…
  7. Mueller moving the Russia "investigation" into uncharted territory- now researching limits of presidential power to gran

    Sott.net - World 10.07 / 06:10 sott.net
    Reports that the FBI's special counsel's team is researching President Donald Trump's pardon power are the latest indication that the Russia investigation is moving into unexplored terrain. Robert Mueller, who was appointed special counsel in May after Trump fired the FBI Director James Comey, is tasked with examining Russia's interference in the 2016 US election, including whether Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow to tilt the race in his favor. Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that…
  8. Will Vladimir Putin run for president of Russia again? He's not saying — yet

    LATimes-Europe 10.07 / 05:20 latimes.com
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that he has still not decided whether he will run for reelection next year. "Not only have I not decided who I will run against, I have not decided whether I will run at all," Putin said during an international energy conference in Moscow. It’s a…
  9. Michigan, Russia and Facebook Ads

    Wbckfm.com - Michigan (MI) 10.07 / 05:16 wbckfm.com
    We have heard for about a year that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to win the Presidency and after a year ZERO proof has been offered. We have heard that the Russians used Facebook ads to influence the election and I have still not seen anything to show me how they did that... Continue…
  10. A Visit to Russia: Can Relations Be Improved?

    Nationalinterest.org - Politics 10.07 / 03:25 nationalinterest.org
    Paul J. Saunders Security, Americas If the administration wants to work with Moscow, it will find a willing though admittedly difficult partner. After returning from a series of meeting with senior officials in Moscow, the degree to which Russian officials remain eager to improve the U.S.-Russia relationship is apparent. Russia’s leaders are certainly not desperate—nor are they prepared to accept American terms to resolve the many outstanding disputes between Washington and Moscow—yet th…
  11. Facebook Removed References To Russia From Fake-News Report

    Tech.slashdot.org - Technology 10.07 / 03:12 tech.slashdot.org
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Back in April, Facebook published a report called "Information Operations and Facebook" that detailed the company's efforts to combat fake news and other misinformation campaigns on the site. The report was released in the midst of an uproar over potential Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign. But the report doesn't mention Russia by name, saying only that Facebook's data "does not contradict" a January report by the…
  12. England qualify for Russia, who are turning on the charm

    Capitalbay.com - Soccer 10.07 / 03:02 capitalbay.com
    Victoria Lopyreva is an ambassador for the World Cup in Russia next year The former Miss Russia has turned on the charm in an attempt …
  13. Russia: Greek ruling on Russian bitcoin fraud suspect is illegal

    Capitalbay.com - Technology 10.07 / 03:02 capitalbay.com
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday a decision by a Greek court to clear the way for a suspected Russian money launderer to…
  14. Russia Proposes Ban on Selfies, Social Media Posts by Soldiers Abroad

    Breitbart.com - Technology 10.07 / 02:37 breitbart.com
    New Russian military regulations are expected to ban soldiers from taking selfies and uploading them to social media, the Moscow Times…
  15. Video: Trump escalating Hillary-Obama era strategy of hostility against Russia – Dan Glazebrook

    Rinf.com - U.S. 10.06 / 21:34 rinf.com
    Moscow has not ruled out retaliatory measures if Washington continues its crackdown on Russian media outlets in the US, the Kremlin said. It added that US … Via…
  16. Russia-backed FB page promoted ‘Stop Islamization of Texas’ rally

    Thehill.com - Technology 10.06 / 19:39 thehill.com
    A so-called "Troll Factory" operated out of Russia promoted a rally last year opposing what it deemed the "Islamization of Texas" using a Facebook page called "Heart of Texas," CNN reported Friday.The protest — called the "Sto…
  17. U.S. calls on Russia to release Umerov

    Ukrweekly.com - U.S. 10.06 / 19:05 ukrweekly.com
    The United States has called on “Russian occupation” authorities in Crimea to release prominent Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov and vacate his conviction for separatism. The State Department denounced Mr. Umerov’s conviction and two-year prison sentence in an October 3 statement, saying, “This compounds past injustices in the case, including his confinement for several weeks of [……
  18. No one knows if Russia changed 2016 vote counts and no effort has been made to find out: Dem Senator

    Rawstory.com - U.S. 10.06 / 18:48 rawstory.com
    Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) said on Friday that the we are by no means certain that Russia didn’t alter vote counts in the 2016 election and that “no systemic analysis” has been done of the votes, nor any “forensic evaluations of voting machines.” Mother Jones‘…
  19. ‘Kill box’: Rebels say Russia, Syria don’t discriminate between combatants, civilians in Idlib airstri

    Worldtribune.com - Russia 10.06 / 18:38 worldtribune.com
    by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2017 More than 150 civilians have been killed this week in airstrikes carried out by Russia and the Syrian regime in Idlib province. Despite the Russian Defense Ministry’s insistence that its warplanes do not target civilian areas, anti-Assad rebels and emergency workers in Idlib and neighboring Hama province say the…
  20. Russia's Navy Has One Big Advantage Over America: Battlecruisers

    Nationalinterest.org - Politics 10.06 / 18:11 nationalinterest.org
    Robert Farley Security, The last of the big ships?  The battlecruisers also served another strategic purpose; power projection. The Kirovs used an unusual combination of nuclear and steam propulsion to generate a speed of thirty knots, while at the same time providing a backup in case of technical failures. This gave the ships long legs, in addition to extraordinary firepower. The Kirovs were ideal platforms for projecting Soviet prestige, forming the core of task forces that could infl…